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Jacques-Imo's Cafe

8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
+1 504-861-0886
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
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Reviewed yesterday

My mother and I wanted a non pretentious place to have wonderful southern food in a fun and funky environment....and we found it at Jacques! We were ushered to the back of the restaurant through the hustle and bustle of a busy kitchen(unconventional but exciting)...More

Thank Jamila B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We joined several family members for dinner here and were delighted with the food choices, food quality and service. I used to visit NOLA regularly many years ago, but never made it to this spot. I had soft shell crab that was to die for...More

Thank SteveParker116
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ok, so you come to New Orleans for food, but this was an EXPERIENCE! We traveled by street car and arrived before opening. The Maple Leaf bar is next door, kind of a seasoned NOLA elbow rest but the clients and bar keep were outstanding....More

2  Thank Nels F
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was visiting NOLA and was told by a local that this was a restaurant to check out. It's outside of the main city area, so I had to Uber over. Boy, I was NOT disappointed! There were so many options on the menu that...More

Thank Robby M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an excellent visit to Jacques-Imo's! The service was very good and the food quite tasty! Highly recommend.

Thank Fbressler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to me by a local. It was delicious and the food was very unique! The restaurant was a little crowded, and oddly set up, but my friend and I actually had a great conversation with a gentlemen who sat next to...More

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous menu. The place is a bit funky but get past it. Food and drinks were awesome. We all had the Godzilla special and were very pleased. Lovely waitress with great knowledge of menu. Loved it.

Thank jsgelardi2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super funky and busy place, we were seated quickly and service was well timed. Food came out quickly and was delicious. We will be back the next time we are in New Orleans. Loved the spinach salad too.

Thank heirai1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are big fans of Jacques-Imo's! The atmosphere is fun/laid back and the decor is eclectic. Wine selection is good and service is always great. I had the Godzilla soft shell crab special for the 3rd visit in a row and it did not disappoint!...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been to Jacque Imos several years ago during a business trip. I remembered it being a great restaurant with eclectic decor. When my husband and I were on a driving trip to Texas (also celebrating our 25th anniversary), we had just one night...More

Thank sarasr114
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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23 April 2017|
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Response from ganta07 | Reviewed this property |
Looks like you got the answer. I never took the trolly.
21 April 2017|
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Response from Lukabayby | Reviewed this property |
I went there with locals who were born and raised in NOLA and we went to a really great jazz music bar after dinner which was right next door. The neighborhood seemed artsy so there may be other things going on too. We took... More
2 April 2017|
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Response from twenty1again64 | Reviewed this property |
Check on Yelp. Their food was just ok, I'd check out Brigsten's in the same neighborhood.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8324 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2044
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-861-0886
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